[OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC PATCH] ath9k: enable hardware random number generator.

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Sun Mar 1 08:06:25 EST 2020

Rui Salvaterra <rsalvaterra at gmail.com> [2020-01-27 18:19:46]:


> The ath9k driver is able to leverage the PHY ADC in order to provide a
> generic hardware random number generator to the kernel, filling up the
> entropy pool as required. Expose this feature in the build system and
> remove the old entropy patch, which only obtains entropy from the ADC
> once, when the ath9k driver is initialised.

why is this RFC, are there any gotchas?

BTW that `enable` in commit subject is probably misleading, because you're
just improving the support for hwrng, you're not enabling anything.

-- ynezz

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